Emma Bovary is the beautiful, frustrated wife of a provincial doctor. Torn between fantasy and reality, Emma, mesmerising to the opposite sex, embarks...
ProA great French classic
ConsAn unappealing heroine from my male viewpoint
ProGreat characterisation, amazing descriptive style,...
ConsDescriptive bombardment may not suit everyone!
ProSparkling prose, literary description at its best
ConsDon't expect a moral fairy tale…
ConsCharacters have become rather dated
ProApparently a literary classic; some excellent char...
ConsFairly predictable plot
ProAn enduring classic with excellent characterisatio...
ConsWill seem a little daunting to those new to fench ...
ProNot a long book
ConsYou will read the translation
ProThis is a book for today's woman
Title: Madame Bovary
Author: Gustave Flaubert
Listed on Ciao since: 17/07/2000